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    THE SENEGALESE CHIEF OF STATE, PRESIDENT LEOPOLDO SENGHOR, RECENTLY VISITED THE NATIONAL POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL IN DAKAR.

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    THE SENEGALESE CHIEF OF STATE, PRESIDENT LEOPOLDO SENGHOR, RECENTLY VISITED THE NATIONAL POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL IN DAKAR. THE PRESIDENT SAW THE TRAINEE POLICEMEN IN EXHIBITIONS OF JUDO, PISTOL SHOOTING AND MARCHING.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR WAS WELCOMED TO THE SCHOOL BY THE DIRECTOR, M. MOMAR DIOP, WHO RECOUNTED THE HISTORY OF TRAINING THERE AND GUIDED HIM ON THE TOUR OF PRESENT-DAY ACTIVITIES.

    M. DIOP MADE A SPEECH OF WELCOME FOR THE CHIEF OF STATE. HE TOLD PRESIDENT SENGHOR THAT THE SCHOOL COULD BOAST FOUR CLASSROOMS, TWO KITCHENS, AND WELL EQUIPPED DINING ROOMS.

    THE POLICE TRAINING SCHOOL IS FOR ADVANCED STUDENTS AS WELL AS CADETS, AND IS THE PRIMARY SOURCE OF SUPPLY FOR THE COUNTRY'S LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.

    ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT SUBJECTS UNDER STUDY IS THE ART OF SELF-DEFENCE -- JUDO IS BEING TAUGHT TO EVERY MAN ENROLLED AT THE SCHOOL.

    PRESIDENT SENGHOR WATCHED A GROUP GO THROUGH A DISPLAY.

    ON THE PISTOL RANGE HE SAW A DISPLAY OF POLICE MARKSMANSHIP. THE POLICE SCHOOL IS KNOWN TO HAVE PRODUCED SOME OF THE FINEST MARKSMEN IN SENEGAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2SDGNF7J9QQS7JN7IORXSOKR5
    Media URN:
    VLVA2SDGNF7J9QQS7JN7IORXSOKR5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    02/06/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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